Leonardo Puleo holds a Master’s Degree cum laude in International and Diplomatic Sciences, obtained in Forlì (University of Bologna). He served as an intern at the Embassy of Italy in Sarajevo. After his master he worked as a project manager in Oromia, Ethiopia, coordinating and implementing a cooperation project with the Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli. His main research interests focus on political parties and party systems’ change, with a specific focus on emerging parties and Western Balkans.
Project title (proviaional): Converging or distancing party systems? A strategic oriented comparison of challenger parties in Eastern and Western Europe
Thesis supervisor: Sorina Soare (University of Florence)